Lancashire v Leicestershire
County Championship 1959
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 23rd, 25th May 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 3 wickets
PointsLancashire 0; Leicestershire 14 (Batting 2)
UmpiresWH Copson, D Davies
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), GM Taylor (Lancashire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 146/6 (Revill 52*, Smith 10*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberc Julian b Spencer7      
A Whartonc Julian b Savage40      
KJ Grievesc Spencer b Boshier3      
PT Marnerb van Geloven5      
*C Washbrookc Revill b Boshier17      
NH Cookec Burch b Spencer21      
J Dysonnot out32      
JB Stathamb van Geloven14      
T Greenhoughc Julian b van Geloven7      
+A Wilsonc Burch b van Geloven0      
K Higgsc Hallam b Savage3      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 61.4 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-19, 3-38, 4-61, 5-87, 6-99, 7-118, 8-144, 9-144, 10-153 (61.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer16   4452--
Boshier13   3312--
van Geloven19   5394--
Smith6   2190--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Statham23      
J van Gelovenc Wilson b Higgs12      
EF Phillipsb Greenhough27      
AC Revillc Wilson b Greenhough61      
*W Watsonst Wilson b Greenhough0      
GW Burchlbw b Greenhough0      
+R Julianc Marner b Statham20      
RC Smithc Wilson b Greenhough20      
CT Spencerb Statham18      
JS Savagec Dyson b Greenhough4      
BS Boshiernot out4      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 60.4 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-36, 3-96, 4-96, 5-96, 6-130, 7-161, 8-172, 9-188, 10-192 (60.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham21   3683--
Higgs15   1461--
Dyson5   0320--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberc Julian b Smith18      
A Whartonc Revill b Savage25      
KJ Grievesc Watson b Savage44      
PT Marnerc Revill b Savage3      
*C Washbrookb Savage2      
NH Cookest Julian b Savage6      
J Dysonc Phillips b Smith0      
JB Stathamc Spencer b Smith6      
T Greenhoughb Savage18      
+A Wilsonc Spencer b Smith9      
K Higgsnot out0      
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 51.5 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-47, 3-64, 4-68, 5-76, 6-81, 7-99, 8-113, 9-137, 10-137 (51.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer4   1120--
Boshier5   1170--
van Geloven3   120--
Savage21   8616--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Dyson b Greenhough7      
J van Gelovenc Grieves b Statham4      
EF Phillipsnot out31      
AC Revillb Dyson15      
*W Watsonc Washbrook b Dyson0      
GW Burchb Greenhough6      
+R Julianb Greenhough12      
RC Smithb Greenhough7      
CT Spencernot out13      
JS Savagedid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(7 wickets, 41.3 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-11, 3-32, 4-32, 5-42, 6-53, 7-61
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham10   3271--
Higgs2   020--
Dyson11   3202--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> J Dyson (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> NH Cooke made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> CT Spencer reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> T Greenhough achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 6-64)
--> T Greenhough achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 6-64)
--> JS Savage reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Lancashire second innings





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